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How can the Diesel Particulate Filter (DPF) cause Turbocharger Failure?

There are many articles and technical documents relating to how a faulty turbo can lead to DPF damage, however, the DPF is actually responsible for more turbo related failures than you might think. Here we explore what effect a blocked DPF can have on a turbocharger.

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Why is a visual comparison of products unreliable?

It is not uncommon for repairers to compare products visually and assume that if the casting marks are the same, then the products are from the same manufacturer. This is not necessarily the case and should not be relied upon as a realistic comparison when considering quality and costs. Product tooling is very expensive, and […]

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Do Diesel Passenger Cars Have a Future?

A year on from the Volkswagen emission scandal, speculation is growing about the life-span of diesel engines, fuelled by rumours that Norway is planning to ban all diesel engine passenger cars by 2025 – with other European countries potentially following suite. But how realistic is it to carry out such a scheme, and what impact […]

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What is the Impact of the Euro Emission Standards Scandal?

As the global car industry faces increased scrutiny following the Volkswagen emissions scandal, there is no doubt that this revelation will naturally have an impact on our market, but to what extent?

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Cast vs MFS Compressor Wheels

‘Machined from Solid’ compressor wheels are the latest in a long line of developments from the OEMs to enter the aftermarket. Here we explore the evolution of the compressor wheel to determine if there are any benefits to using MFS wheels on standard cast wheel applications.

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Melett Parts Design Improvements – Better than OE?

There has been much discussion within the automotive repair industry about the differences between using OEM parts and the aftermarket equivalent repair parts. In this article, with a focus on turbochargers, we explore the benefits associated with using high quality repair parts and why such parts can actually improve a turbo repair. 

Is the Price Right

Is the Price Right?

Today’s automotive repair industry is faced with an overwhelming range of repair parts. Amid claims of exceptional quality at extraordinarily cheap prices, here Martyn Howorth, Sales Director, Melett Ltd., explores the reasons why some turbocharger components are offered at such low prices, and what the real cost of these low quality parts means to the […]

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  • Are you visiting Autopromotec Bologna?

    Padiglione 21, Stand B 13: 24th May 28th May 2017 Melett will be showcasing our extended range of precision engineered turbochargers along with our extensive range of turbocharger parts. To find out how we can support you and your customers, visit our multilingual team at Padiglione 21, Stand B 13..
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  • Check out Melett Newsletter 11

    Find out the decision behind Melett Turbochargers. Check out why Melett CHRA's are better than ever and all the latest product developments including Melett Electronic Actuator Repair Kit, Core Assemblies and Nozzle Ring Cages. Melett Lean Initiatives - Improving efficiencies, whilst reducing waste and cost. In addition to, the latest Melett News and updates and industry and turbocharger news.
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  • Why have we changed our core boxes?

    2016 has seen a strong focus at Melett to improve efficiencies and reduce waste. As a result we have introduced a number of Lean manufacturing initiatives in order to operate more efficiently throughout the business.
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  • Melett Turbochargers - the premium brand alternative

    We are delighted to introduce Melett Turbochargers, our new range of precision engineered turbos. We can now offer our customers the complete product portfolio, including everything from individual piece parts right through to the complete unit.
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